“I am not a silent poet,” this Wednesday Writing Prompt in honor of Reuben Woolley

“I have been seeing such increasing evidence of abuse recently that I felt it was time to do something. I am not a silent poet looks for poems about abuse in any of its forms, colour, gender, disability, the dismantlement … Continue reading

-cheveux indisciplines- … and other poems in response to the last Wednesday Writing Prompt

Warning When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves And satin sandals, and say we’ve no … Continue reading

What’s It To Me, a poem … and your next Wednesday Writing Prompt

When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me. Warning by Jenny Joseph What’s it to me? … A knotted and nasty old poet of introverted time wearing … Continue reading

wobbly sobby. . . and other poems in response to the last Wednesday Writing Prompt

“Pare down to the essence, but don’t remove the poetry.”  Leonard Koren, Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers [recommended reading] This week we bring you poems of on the perfection in imperfection in response to the last Wednesday Writing … Continue reading